By Pranav Shahaney

12th Mar, 2022 | 8:35pm

Liam Cooper to miss Leeds United games v Norwich and Wolves

Leeds United captain and defender Liam Cooper is set to miss their next two Premier League games, per LeedsLive.

The Whites square off against Norwich in a relegation six pointer on Sunday (March 13).

After that, they will visit the Molineux to take on a high-flying Wolves side on the 18th.

The report reads, “Making up a trio of hamstring injuries, Cooper also tore his hamstring in the Brentford match.

“However, Marsch claimed that Cooper is ahead of Phillips in terms of being near to a return. However, he may not be able to feature in the Wolves games, which is the last game before the international break.”

Big blow

Injuries keep piling on at Elland Road and now Marcelo Bielsa is not there to blame for them.

While Cooper’s took place during the Argentine’s reign, he has been flirting with a return in the last few weeks.

However, by the looks of it, he is not likely to return until April, which is after the international break.

Kalvin Phillips is also mooted to be back by that time which would be a boost for the Whites.

Until then, they need someone to step up and be the sort of organiser Cooper has been over the last few years.

More than his technical abilities, his organisational and leadership skills are what Bielsa respected and what Jesse Marsch would surely be aware of, given how he still must be part of what’s going on inside the dressing room.

In other Leeds United news, Steve McManaman claims that a Whites man has already lost the trust of fans after what happened this week.